SEOUL, Nov 15 South Korea has bought a total of
4,000 tonnes of aluminium for arrivals by Jan. 31, 2013 via
tenders on Thursday, state-run Public Procurement Service said
on its website (www.g2b.go.kr).
Details of the purchases are as follows:
TONNES SUPPLIER PREMIUM(CIF/T) ORIGIN
1,000 LG International Corp $238 Non-Western
1,000 Glencore International AG $234 Non-Western
2,000 Sumitomo Corp Korea $237 Western
Note: For Western origin products, the agency excludes those
from China, Russia, India and Egypt. All of the metals should be
from London Metal Exchange (LME) registered brands.
The agency added the metals were bought at the above
premiums over LME prices.
(Reporting By Jane Chung; Editing by Himani Sarkar)